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Tuesday 1 June 1920

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include R Hansberger and Jean Duplay. The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920 while Mary-Marie by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Flapper

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Olive Thomas, Theodore Westman Jr., William P. Carleton

Country: United States

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Terror Island

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Harry Houdini, Jack Brammall, Lila Lee

Country: United States

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Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Louise Glaum, Irving Cummings, Peggy Pearce

Country: United States

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The Idol Dancer

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Clarine Seymour, Creighton Hale

Country: United States

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Charles Lane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 June 1920 ?

  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
  • Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
Famous Birthdays:
  • R Hansberger: American business executive, President and Chairman of Boise Cascade Corporation from 1956 according to a company history (some sources give 1957).
  • Jean Duplay: Nice physician.
  • Robert Clarke: American actor and producer (d. 2005).
See other famous people born on 01 June
  • RKSV Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam
  • Adolfo de la Huerta becomes President of Mexico.

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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1920 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Prince's Orchestra - Afghanistan
  2. I'll See You In C-U-B-A - Billy Murray
  3. That Wonderful Kid from Madrid - Al Jolson
  4. When My Baby Smiles at Me - Ted Lewis & His Band

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What news were making the headlines those days in June 1920?

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1326
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1325
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1324


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Eleanor H. Porter

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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A Man for the Ages

By: Irving Bacheller

Addison Irving Bacheller (September 26, 1859 – February 24, 1950) was an American journalist and writer who founded the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States.

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The River's End

By: James Oliver Curwood

The River's End by James Curwood. James Oliver 'Jim' Curwood was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. This is a classic tale loved by many for generations and is a great addition to any collection.

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The Re-Creation of Brian Kent

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic novel in which an embezzler is saved by a relative, and becomes a new man.

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